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Look Up, Salt Lake City! A Walking Tour of Salt Lake City, Utah
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Salt Lake City, Utah is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the First Lunar Landing - Astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the historic Apollo 11 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins on July 31, 1969.
Legends and Myths from South-eastern Wales
By Graham Watkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Sixteen legends from South eastern Wales. There are love stories, tales of heroic deeds, foolishness, greed, fables and humour. The cast includes fair maidens, wicked tyrants, warriors, pirates, kings and ordinary folk quietly going about their business.
Atlas and Titan Space Operations at the Cape, 1993 - 2006 - Atlas V and Titan IV, Complex 41, EELV Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study addresses ATLAS and TITAN programs, ATLAS V facility improvements, and individual missions involving ATLAS and TITAN space launches at Cape Canaveral from 1993 through 2006.
Project Mercury: Results of the First United States Manned Orbital Space Flight, February 20, 1962, Friendship 7 Mission of John Glenn (Mercury-Atlas 6, MA-6), Including Air-to-Ground Transcript
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents the results of the first United States manned orbital space flight conducted on February 20, 1962, and includes a complete minute-by-minute air-to-ground transcript, along with John Glenn's flight report.
The Knights Templar
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Mystery surrounds virtually every aspect of the Templar story, from their origins in the aftermath of the First Crusade, through their rise to supreme wealth and power - dominating medieval Europe for nearly two centuries - to their abrupt and dramatic suppression.
Look Up, Truckee! A Walking Tour of Truckee, California
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Truckee, California is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Where No Man Has Gone Before, A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions - Science and Engineering History, Crews, Mission Planning (NASA SP-4214)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,850. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an extraordinary review of the planning and problem solving involved in the lunar surface operations of the Apollo program. It chronicles the tug-of-war between scientists and program officials over experiments, missions, landing sites, and crew selection.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Educing Information - Interrogation: Science and Art - Terrorism and Torture, KUBARK, Techniques and Training
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: interrogation of terrorists, the McCain Amendment, KUBARK counterintelligence interrogation, MKULTRA, CIA, torture, pain and physical discomfort, sleeploss and deprivation, and more.
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
Faith of the First Ladies
By Chip MacGregor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Historically, First Ladies have been women of incredible faith who supported their husbands with prayer and sacrificed much for love of their country.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Training Units and Developing Leaders Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 7-0 (Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,480. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders, augments fundamental principles discussed in Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders.
The Cult of Plastic Reality
By L X
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
An analysis of American pop culture through historical lens, various factors are looked it to see how the entertainment industry is able to produced celebrities such as the Kardashians and Miley Cyrus and how they have such large followings. And what it means for North American society.
Russian Airplanes for Export
By peter dancey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Post-WW II Russia's only aircraft exports were to communist allies and in particular China who initially produced Soviet MiG-15 and Tupolev Tu-16 bombers and later reverse-engineered these and the MiG-21. Russian exports' to other nations did not occur until proper certification procedures were established by Aviaexport and airplanes were supplied with proper documentation and manuals and support.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) - U.S. Navy and U.S. Army Command Structure (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) provides guidance for planning and conducting land operations requiring the close coordination of Army forces and Marine Corps forces under the control of a joint force land component commander within a joint operations area.
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
A Walking Tour of Norwich, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Norwich, Connecticut is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The First Christmas
By Yashi Nozawa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It is a non-religious book about history and origin of Christmas celebration. The author tries to determine who, when and where did perform the first Christmas celebration within the confines of the continental USA. During the process, he has to investigate many earlier explorers and settlers including the pre-Columbian period. It also describes the evolution of Christmas celebration in Japan.
Afghan Marine
By Michael Sherer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jeremy Johnson turned his back on architecture and decided to pursue a more adventurous and dangerous career with the US Marines commanding a platoon in battle in Afghanistan. Afghan Marine follows the war on the ground and in the air with some fast paced action. Where high technology combines with the skill and tenacity of the allied soldiers fighting the heat, dust and constant threat of IEDs
Money for Old Rope
By Albert Jack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Introduction Money for Old Rope is essentially a ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the world over, this book of history